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Michael Peña, fresh off roles in the upcoming Cesar Chavez and last year’s critical darling American Hustle, has confirmed his potential involvement in the Edgar Wright-directed Marvel adaptation of Ant-Man. The actor told reporters that he is “still figuring out” if he’ll be able to participate in the hotly anticipated film, which is on schedule for a summer 2015 release.  “I don’t know, but as soon I know, I’ll tell you,” he said.

Ant-Man, which has yet to begin production, will feature Paul Rudd as the titular hero and Michael Douglas as Hank Pym. Patrick Wilson and Evangeline Lilly are also both currently in talks to join the cast, and both are expected to be confirmed shortly.

The Peña casting rumors qualify as good news to those who have been following this long-gestating project. Edgar Wright has been on a creative hot streak with Shaun Of The Dead, »

- Jeff Castilla

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